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Ready, Set, Weekend in Davidson – March 16-18

by | Mar 16, 2018 | News

Come welcome home the Davidson Wildcats as they return from the NCAA tournament.

Friday

Davidson Women’s Tennis vs. UMass  

March 16 @ 3:00 p.m.

The Davidson Women’s Tennis team will UMass on Friday afternoon at 3:00 p.m. Weather permitting the games will be held at the outdoor courts behind Baker Sport Complex or inside at the Knobloch Tennis Center. All tennis matches are free and open to the public.

Cornelson Lecture: “Capitalism, Inequality & Globalization” by Joseph Stiglitz

Mar 16 @ 4:30 pm
Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall 

The 32nd Annual Cornelson Distinguished Lecture presents Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, professor of economics at Columbia University and recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001) and the John Bates Clark Medal (1979). Stiglitz is a former senior vice president and chief economist of the World Bank and is a former member and chairman of the (U.S. President’s) Council of Economic Advisers. He is known for his support of Georgist public finance theory and for his critical view of the management of globalization, of laissez-faire economists (whom he calls “free market fundamentalists”) and of international institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.

Due to high demand, tickets to the March 16 Cornelson Distinguished Lecture with Dr. Joseph Siglitz are no longer available.

Davidson College will be broadcasting a live stream of the lecture on the Davidson College Facebook Live Stream.

 

Return of the Davidson Men’s Basketball Team

March 16 @ 5:00 p.m.

Davidson College – Baker Sports Complex

The Davidson Community is invited to welcome home the Davidson College Men’s Basketball team from an amazing run, winning the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament and earning a ticket to the NCAA tournament. They demonstrated the leadership, collaboration and determination found in everything that Davidson students do. We will gather at 5:00 p.m. on the back side of the Baker Sports Complex, where the team usually unloads from the bus.

 

Baseball vs. Mount St. Mary’s

March 16 @ 6:30 p.m.

Davidson College – Wilson Field

The Wildcats host Mount St. Mary’s for a three game weekend series. The first game of series will start at 6:30 p.m. at Wilson Field on the Davidson College Campus. Games are free and open to the public.

 

Saturday

Kathy Bray Women’s Leadership Conference

Mar 17 @ 9:00 am
Chambers Building – Lilly Family Gallery 

The annual Katherine M. Bray Women’s Leadership Conference will be held Saturday, March 17, with sign-in beginning at 8:15 a.m. and programming starting promptly at 9 a.m. This year’s theme is “Women in Media: Lights, Camera, Take Action”, and programming will focus on the ever-so-timely issue of representations and portrayals of women in the media. Register for this event.

 

Farmers’ Market

March 17: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Parking is available on Main Street, Town Hall Lot, Police Department Lot, and at Davidson Presbyterian Church lot at the corner of Depot & Jackson Streets. The busiest Market time is between 8:30-10:30 a.m. Get there early if you are looking for something in particular. Eggs sell out quickly!

 

Project Sandwich at the Davidson Public Library

March 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Davidson Branch Library – 119 South Main Street

Being involved in the community is a great way to make connections and build your leadership skills. Earn community service hours at our two-hour session making sandwiches for the homeless. No registration necessary. For ages 12-18.

 

Baseball vs. Mount St. Mary’s

March 17 @ 2:00 p.m.

Davidson College – Wilson Field

The Wildcats host Mount St. Mary’s at 2:00 p.m. at Wilson Field on the Davidson College Campus. Games are free and open to the public.

 

Davidson Film Club Presents Local Student Filmmakers Showcase

March 17 @ 7:00 pm 

Armour Street Theatre, 307 Armour Street, Davidson

Cost for a subscription for all six films is $35. Walk-in’s are welcome at a cost of $9 per film.

For more information, visit the Davidson Film Club website.

 

Sunday

Baseball vs. Mount St. Mary’s

March 18 @ 1:00 p.m.

Davidson College – Wilson Field

The Wildcats host Mount St. Mary’s at 1:00 p.m. at Wilson Field on the Davidson College Campus. Games are free and open to the public.

 

Music @ St. Albans Presents “One Road Over”

March 18 @ 2:00 pm 

St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 301 Caldwell Lane

Music @ St. Alban’s Concert Series is presenting “One Road Over,” the Asheville-based Melodica and keyboard ensemble, specializing in transcription of classical, folk, and traditional music. You’ll love this ensemble! Please arrive at 2:00 p.m. for a special pre-concert Davidson Learns talk and demonstration with One Road Over. A meet-the-artists reception will follow the concert.

Tickets, which include the pre-concert, are available at the door or on the website.

Ticket cost is $20 general; $15 seniors; $10 students; children under 12 free.

Music @ St Alban’s is a 501(C)(3) public charity, separate from St Alban’s Episcopal Church.

 

Concert Series Presented by 89.9 WDAV

New Music Concert – Mark Lewis and Jennifer Stasack

March 18 @ 3:00 pm 

Sloan Music Center Tyler-Tallman Recital Hall

Come celebrate two of Charlotte’s finest local composers, Mark Lewis of Winthrop University and Jennifer Stasack of Davidson College, as they share some of their greatest compositional achievements. The concert will feature Alan Black, cello, Jacquelyn Culpepper, soprano, Joseph Meyer, violin, and Emily Urbanek, piano.

For tickets, please contact the Union Box Office at 704-894-2135. Free for Davidson students, but tickets are required.

 

Prayer at the Close of Day

March 18 @ 7:30 pm 

Davidson College Presbyterian Church

Prayer at the Close of Day is a service with the combined musical leadership from Davidson College Presbyterian (DCPC) and Davidson United Methodist Church (DUMC): It is in the traditions of Compline and Taizé. Musicians from both churches will lead the service with reflective, unaccompanied music. There will be candlelight, prayers, scripture,
congregational Taizé songs, and periods of silence.

 

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Outdoor classes are a sure sign of spring on the Davidson campus. Professor of Physics, Larry Cain, held forth along Concord Road. (Bill Giduz photo)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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